Supporting Africa

In conserving Africa’s ecosystems there are many projects helping protect species through research and this has often increased the amount of land under conservation protection. Also in supporti ng Africa, community projects are strong conservation partners in sustainable tourism. The following are a small selection of projects websites that are making a difference in conservation and community.

Botswana      Wilderness Safaris Rhino Reintroduction Project

Botswana      Wilderness Safaris Wild Dog Research Project

Botswana      Wilderness Safaris Lion Monitoring

Botswana      Kalahari Lion Research http://www.kalaharilionresearch.org/ (attention Kevin MacFarlane)

Botswana      Elephant without Borders http://www.elephantswithoutborders.org/  (Dr Mike Chase)

Ethiopia         Konso Development and Selam Enviromenmental www.www.sustainabletravelinternational.org/

Kenya             Grassroots Logistics is a regional organization supporting projects aimed at empowering local communities www.originsafaris.org/

Kenya             Campi Ya Kanzi partners with Maasai www.maasaitrust.org

Kenya             The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy encourages education and conservation of wildlife  http://www.lewa.org/education_trust.php

Namibia          Wilderness Safaris Doro !Nawas Conservancy

Namibia          Wilderness Safaris Save the Rhino Trust

Rwanda/Uganda International Gorilla Conservation Program http://www.igcp.org/

Rwanda          The Diane Fossey Gorilla fund http://www.gorillafund.org/

Rwanda          The women in Rwanda are getting a helping hand to rebuild their lives withWomen for Women International.www.womenforwomen.org

Seychelles    Wilderness Safaris North Island Rehabilitation

South Africa Wilderness Safaris Makuleke Community and Mammal Reintroduction

Tanzania        Ndarakwai and the Kilimanjaro Conservancy http://www.solla-sollew.com/TKC/about.html

Uganda           Support of conservation www.ugandacf.org

Zambia           Wilderness Safaris River Club and Simonga Village

Zambia            COMACO  http://www.itswild.org

Zimbabwe     Bushlife Conservancy in Mana Pools sign up for Membership through Vundu Camp

Zimbabwe     Children in the Wilderness is supporting rural villages and communities near Hwange.http://www.childreninthewilderness.com/  (attention Sue Goatley)

http://wildlifeconservationnetwork.org/wildlife/

The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservationwww.janegoodall.org/

African Wildlife Foundation-www.awf.org/section/safaris/destinations  

www.VillageBanking.org - a solution to poverty using small loans to create big changes in entrepreneurship

AIDS in Africa:  - Sources for statistical data and to learn more on what you can do in the fight against AIDS in Africa visit: www.data.org  

ONE  is a grassroots campaign and advocacy organization backed by more than 2 million people who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. www.one.org